Events

Symposium on Partnerships, Policy and Systems Developments for UHC

Free

This International Symposium will bring experiences, reflections and evidence (both local, national and international) to guide decisions and strategies at various levels for advancing partnerships for Universal Health Coverage in the context of Sustainable Development Goals. The symposium acknowledges multisectoral approaches for health improvements and these reflections will extend beyond the health sector to include […]

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Kampala, Uganda

Webinar | The Power of Pregnancy Clubs: New Research on Group Antenatal Care

Free

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 4:00:00 PM AST – 5:00:00 PM AST “Many women in low- and middle-income countries face gaps in access to respectful, high-quality antenatal care (ANC): They often do not receive the recommended services for a healthy pregnancy and experience poor quality of care when they do. Heavy workloads, staffing shortages, and other […]

At 9:00 am
Washington DC | Online

World Sickle Cell Day

Free

World Sickle Cell Day was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2008 in order to increase the awareness about the sickle cell disease and its cure among the common public. It was celebrated first time on 19th of June in 2009. Sickle cell disease has become a common and foremost genetic disease worldwide which […]

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World Blood Donor Day

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This year, World Blood Donor Day will once again be celebrated around the world on 14 June. The event serves to thank voluntary, unpaid blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood and also to raise awareness of the need for regular blood donations to ensure that all individuals and communities have access to affordable […]

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World Preeclampsia Day

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May 22 is World Preeclampsia Day, which aims to bring awareness to the relatively high prevalence and devastating impact of pre-eclampsia and other hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. Approximately one in ten women who are pregnant for the first time develop pre-eclampsia and it is a leading cause of maternal and infant death, with approximately 46,000 […]

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International Conference on Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health

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The International Research Conference is a federated organization dedicated to bringing together a significant number of diverse scholarly events for presentation within the conference program. Events will run over a span of time during the conference depending on the number and length of the presentations. ICMNCH 2019: International Conference on Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health […]

At 12:00 am
Venice, Italy

International Day of the Midwife

Free

Every year on May 5th, the International Day of the Midwife takes place. The IDM encourages midwives to make the day and raise money for good causes, whether that’s by organising a concert or march, setting up a stall to educate others on midwifery, holding a meeting, or even inviting a celebrity, government minister or […]

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Women Deliver Conference 2019

Free

According to organisers, the Women Deliver 2019 Conference will take place 3-6 June 2019 in Vancouver, Canada and will be the world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women in the 21st century. It will serve as a catalyst for advocates working to achieve a more gender […]

At 8:30 am
Vancouver, Canada

World Malaria Day

Free

World Malaria Day 2019 is on April 25th, this annual event is a worldwide effort, to raise awareness of Malaria and funds for the treatment and prevention of malaria. The day works to highlight the need for better political intervention in malaria control and prevention. The day also marks the continuing great achievements in the fight […]

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Kangaroo Care Awareness Day

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The International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day is a global event celebrated since 2011 by communities that appreciate Kangaroo Care parents, organizations, and professionals. Kangaroo mother care (KMC) refers to the practice of providing continuous skin-to-skin contact between mother and baby, exclusive breastmilk feeding, and early discharge from hospital. KMC is an especially important intervention for babies […]

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